Scottish Protestant Lords depose the Regent Mary of Guise

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Historical Context Note

A group of Scottish Protestant noblemen, calling themselves the Lords of the Congregation and inspired by John Knox, depose the Regent, Mary of Guise, who had allowed French troops to fortify the port of Leith against her Protestant subjects.
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Editors. "Scottish Protestant Lords depose the Regent Mary of Guise". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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